Day: October 22, 2018

Unrepentant Louis CK surprises Saugus crowd at Giggles

Oh, to be a leaning tower of pizza. Louis CK brought his unrepentant comeback to Massachusetts over the weekend. CK, who grew up in Newton, surprised the audience Saturday night in Saugus on Boston’s North Shore at Giggles, the comedy venue inside Prince Pizzeria run by Mike Clarke, brother of local comedy legend Lenny Clarke. According to audience commentary afterward, CK’s routines still have yet to include any direct references to his history of admitted sexual offenses. Instead, he’s merely sidestepping the issue by saying he took “a long break.” For his part, Lenny Clarke told friends and fans:...

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Episode #230: J. Keith van Straaten, host of “Go Fact Yourself”

You may or may not remember seeing J. Keith van Straaten in roles on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” and ads for McDonald’s, Nike, Pizza Hut, Cheez-It, and many more. But if you did, then you’re just the sort of trivia expert who would have loved watching van Straaten host Comedy Central’s TV game show “Beat The Geeks.” He currently contributes to an NPR game show, Ask Me Another, while hosting his own comedy game show podcast, Go Fact Yourself. We got just the facts from van Straaten this summer, so let’s get to it! http://traffic.libsyn.com/thecomicscomic/Go20Fact20Yourself20LTF20Edited.mp3Podcast:...

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